[CentOS] Running SSH on a different port

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Sat Oct 24 14:40:58 UTC 2009

>> How does one switch ssh ports? What is a good port to use? What
>> ramifications does it have when I need to ssh in? Is it as simple as
>> ssh user at hots:port?
> In /etc/ssh/sshd_config replace "port 22" with "port <whatever high  
> port
> (> 1024) you like>"
> Then configure your ssh clients accordingly.

So I added Port 2977 Under Host *

So I have:
Host *
Port 2977

I rebooted and I get a connection refused now when I try to connect.

I am doing: ssh -p 2977 user at ip

I must have missed something.

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